Fatah Facebook glorifies terror attack in which 3 Israelis were murdered
Text and video posted on the official Fatah Facebook page
Posted text: "A rare video that for the first time presents the famous yacht operation (i.e., terror attack, 3 murdered) that took place at the Cypriot port of Larnaca at the end of September 1985, in which a squad of self-sacrificing fighters from Force 17 succeeded in eliminating 3 of the greatest Zionist Mossad (Israeli Secret Intelligence Service) officers (sic., PMW found no evidence that the 3 civilian victims were Mossad agents). It should be noted that British self-sacrificing fighter Ian Michael Davison led this squad, and he is the one who appears in this footage with glasses. What made this operation most unique was that the self-sacrificing fighters succeeded in eliminating Zionist Sylvia Raphael (sic., Raphael died of leukemia in South Africa in 2005), the leader of the squad that participated in the assassination operation of commander Abu Hassan Salameh (i.e., Ali Hassan Salameh, terrorist, responsible for murder of at least 11), and she is seen in this footage lying spread out at the front of the yacht as a corpse."
Yacht Attack in Cyprus – 3 Israelis - Reuven Palzur, his wife Esther Palzur, and Abraham Avnery – were taken hostage and murdered on a yacht in the port of Larnaca, Cyprus on Sept. 25, 1985, by three terrorists – Briton Ian Michael Davison, and Palestinian Force 17 members Khaled Abdel Kader Al-Khatib and Abdel Hakim Sa'ado Al-Khalifa. All three were sentenced to life in prison in Cyprus.
Ali Hassan Salameh - Palestinian terrorist and commander of operations in Europe of the Black September terror organization - a secret branch of Fatah - in the 1970s. He planned many terror attacks, including the attack on the Israeli team at the Munich Olympics on Sept. 5, 1972, in which 11 Israeli athletes were murdered. Salameh was killed by a car bomb in Beirut on Jan. 22, 1979. Israel is thought to be responsible for his death, but has not officially taken responsibility for it.